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Elizabeth Cady Stanton - Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in 1815 to the affluent parents Daniel and Mary Livingston Cady in Jamestown, NY. Cady's parents made it obvious that they preferred sons to daughters when they showed their mutual displeasure of the birth of the Elizabeth's younger sister. Determined to succeed at a level relative to her brothers, Elizabeth attended Jamestown Academy and studied Greek and Mathematics. It was here that she learned to become a skilled debater. She went on to attend the Troy Female Seminary in New York....   [tags: American History] 292 words
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Queen Elizabeth - Queen Elizabeth sacrificed many elements of her life for her country. She sacrificed her love, her dreams, and her most prized possession. She sacrificed her hair, which, during the Elizabethan Age was a woman’s most prized possession. Queen Elizabeth made the decision to forgo her beauty and all else in order to display her love for England. Perhaps the only man she ever loved, Sir Robert, was a married man whom the Queen was “forced” to distance herself from. Her life was in danger by many powerful individuals including the Pope....   [tags: essays papers] 380 words
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No One's a Mystery, by Elizabeth Tallent - In, "No One's a Mystery," by Elizabeth Tallent, a very naive eighteen-year old girl, who remains unnamed, neglects to realize the truth that is so plainly laid out before her. She is riding with Jack, and older married man with whom she has been having sex with for the past two years, and fiddling with the birthday present she received from him; a five year diary. A Cadillac that looks like his wife's is coming toward them, so he shoves her onto the floorboard of his filthy truck. Jack and his wife exchange subtle gestures as they pass, and the young girl is then given permission to get back onto the seat....   [tags: No One's a Mystery] 395 words
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Frankestein - Once landing on shore, evening has fallen. Light is transitory, and the wind is rising violently. The narrator becomes exceedingly anxious, and resolves that either the creature or he will die tonight. Elizabeth observes his agitation and questions him; Victor gives her a vague answer, saying that the night is dreadful. Believing that he can spare Elizabeth a grisly combat scene, he bids her to retire before him, that he might gain knowledge of the creature's whereabouts. He walks up and down, waiting....   [tags: Elizabeth Frankestein] 400 words
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Mastering the Art of Losing in Elizabeth Bishop’s Poem, One Art - Mastering the Art of Losing in Elizabeth Bishop’s Poem, One Art In the poem “ One Art” by Elizabeth Bishop, the act of losing is raised to the level of an art form. Losing is, according to Bishop, something not to be mastered or dreaded. However, the irony is that Bishop struggles to believe her own hypothesis-- that losing “... isn’t hard to master...” yet “... is no disaster...” ( lines 1-3). Naming the poem “ One Art” was done to show that the art of losing is one of many and loss is not to be taken as disaster or failure....   [tags: Elizabeth Bishop’s One Art] 438 words
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Biography of Elizabeth Fry - Biography of Elizabeth Fry Elizabeth Fry was one of 11 children and they all lived with their father, John Gurney of Earlham – a Norwich banker. They belonged to a society of friends – also known as the ‘Quakers’. Quakers believe that Christian sacraments such as baptism are not important. What they say is ‘Far more important’ is bringing man closer to God by using the “inner light” of Jesus in the soul. And because of this “inner light” the Quakers became involved in social reform movements....   [tags: Papers] 450 words
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Countess Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary - Countess Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary Thesis Statement: Through her intriguing personality, physical attributes, political intuitiveness, and her distorted moral/family values, Countess Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary has led the life of one of the most fascinating yet neurotic leaders in all of Transylvania’s history. I. Countess Elizabeth Bathory of Hungary, born in 1560, retained a childhood of sheer disgust hidden behind the curtain of royalty. A. During her childhood, she witnessed horrific trials and sentences carried out under her family’s officials....   [tags: essays research papers] 452 words
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Elizabeth Hardwick's Criticism of Washington Square - Elizabeth Hardwick's Criticism of Washington Square Aristotle said that art was one step away from life, and criticism was one step away from that. So what does that make a criticism of a criticism. Carry the one, divide by a and move the decimal point…I don't know, I was never that good at math, but it seems like we may need to drop bread crumbs like Hansel and Gretel to find our way back to the original text. I enjoy criticism, sometimes for the purpose of learning something new and (factual and) exciting that I originally wasn't aware of in the text....   [tags: Elizabeth Hardwick Washington Square]
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Elizabeth Blackwell - When Elizabeth Blackwell graduated from Geneva Medical School in 1849, she became the first woman doctor in the United States. When she enrolled in the Medical Register of the United Kingdom, this made her Europe’s first modern woman doctor. Elizabeth Blackwell was born in 1821 in Bristol, England. She was one of nine children and her father was a very prosperous sugar refiner. Her family immigrated to New York City in 1832. Her family was very active in the abolitionist movement in New York. Her father’s refinery did not prosper and forced the family to move to Cincinnati, Ohio in 1838....   [tags: essays research papers] 470 words
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Joy School by Elizabeth Berg - Joy School by Elizabeth Berg Elizabeth Berg's "Joy School" is about experiencing first love. This essay will discuss plot, character, and setting and how they relate to the story and with one another. The conflict in the story is that Katie doesn't realize that she can't have Jimmy and yet she still dreams about them being together. The action develops from the conflict because Katie always goes and visits Jummy at the gasstation when she gets a chance which contributes to her having hopes and dreams about Jimmy....   [tags: Papers] 475 words
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Synopsis of Elizabeth Gaskell's Ruth - Synopsis of Elizabeth Gaskell's Ruth This is a classic book that focuses on domesticity in the 18th century. It highlights the basically mundane life that faced women (particularly spinsters) of this era. If you want exitement and adventure this is not the book for you. If, however you are interested in the history of domesticity and how small things meant so much, then this book is delightful....   [tags: Papers] 503 words
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The Story of Elizabeth- Personal Narrative - The Story of Elizabeth- Personal Narrative In 1987, when I was 5, I discovered television commercials. I would watch television for hours, and every time a new toy would be advertised I would run to my mother. "Mommy. Mommy. I want that!" I would tell her. I always received the same response. "Maybe Santa will bring you one." One day, shortly after preschool, I was watching my favorite show, when a commercial came on for a doll. The commercial showed little cartoon babies sleeping between cabbages....   [tags: Papers] 511 words
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One of the Littlerock Nine: Elizabeth Eckford - 1 of the 9: Elizabeth Eckford Elizabeth was born in the city of Little Rock on October 4, 1941. She graduated from Dunbar Junior High School, then went to Horace Mann High School, which at that time, was an all black school. On the morning of September 4, 1957, Elizabeth was getting ready to go to her first day of school at Little Rock Central High School. She didn?t have a phone at her house, so she didn?t know that the other 8 students were going to meet at Daisy Bates. house and to go school together as a group....   [tags: essays research papers] 513 words
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Analysis of "Filling Station" by Elizabeth Bishop - Poets use many literary devices to extend the meaning of poetry they are writing. It not only extends the meaning, but also gives a better overall feeling of how the poem should be interpreted. One example of literary devices is the use of imagery. Imagery is a collective sense of images given throughout the meaning of the poem itself. A great poem that shows the use of imagery is the poem by Elizabeth Bishop, Filling Station. The poem Filling Station is a poem about a person, possibly the writer, who visits a small town gas station....   [tags: Poetry] 517 words
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Elizabeth's Spiritual Growth in "The Crucible" - The Crucible tells of a town’s obsession of accusing innocent people of withcraft. One character that stands out and makes a spiritual growth is Elizabeth Proctor. Elizabeth allows her frustrations of her depression to overcome her religious beliefs which separates herself from God and her marriage. She grows spiritually and begins to understand the things going on around her which was the strength she needed in the beginning. At the start of the play, Elizabeth is heartbroken her husband, John Proctor, has committed adultery seven months ago with Abagail Williams....   [tags: Crucible, Aurthur Miller, spirituality,] 520 words
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Elizabeth Bishop's Poem Filling Station - Elizabeth Bishop's Poem "Filling Station" In poetry many elements are used to bring life to a literary work. Some of these include style, structure, imagery, diction, and allusion. In Elizabeth Bishop's poem, Filling Station, the author uses them skillfully to create meaning in a story that otherwise would be banal. Her usage of expressive details supports the writing which helps the reader to imagine what the author is describing. Her style also appeals to the readers emotions and imagination to draw them into her harsh reality....   [tags: Elizabeth Bishop Filling Station Poetry Essays] 522 words
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Biography of Elizabeth the First - Biography of Elizabeth the First Elizabeth Tudor was born on September 7, 1533 in Greenwich, England. Her parents were Henry the 8 of England and Anne Boleyn. She also had a half-sister who was older named Mary. When born Elizabeth became the next heir to the throne for England. Mary was not considered to be the next heir because Henry the 8 annulled his last wife, Catharine of Aragon, which makes her unable to become heir. She was then baptized on September 10, by an Archbishop named Thomas Cranmer....   [tags: catholic church, prince edward] 522 words
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Elizabeth Stanton and Eliza Farnham - Although women did not have the same rights as men, they came to possess a mentality that was a force to be reckoned with in a fight for equality. In 1848 at Seneca Falls, New York, 150 women and 30 men met to dispute the male sovereignty of the time. At this conference, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, an educated, married abolitionist, presented the “Declaration of Sentiments”. This document was a testament to the drastic changes the United States would have to go through to include women in its widespread ideals....   [tags: disputing male sovereignty] 530 words
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Elizabeth Farm - Hidden behind nature, there are some of the most beautiful and historical homes in Parramatta. The most well known home in this area is Elizabeth Farm, which once you actually enter it, you realize that it is far from a farm. Built in 1793, Elizabeth Farm is one of Australia's oldest European building and resides in Parramatta. It was built for John Macarthur, creator of the Australian wool industry and a governor, and for his wife, Elizabeth Macarthur. This home was clearly named after John Macarthur’s wife, Elizabeth....   [tags: Historical Preservation]
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The Iconic Queen Elizabeth I - The 16th century was a chaotic time plagued with many problems, such as political conflicts and religious disputes. In this period women were often thought of incapable of doing jobs of the typical man, and did not have as many rights. Many men such as Shakespeare and Leonardo Da Vinci contributed to the advancement of culture in the 16th century. Government in England at this time was a monarchy, and a prominent monarchy, which included Queen Elizabeth I, was the Tudor Dynasty. Queen Elizabeth I’s actions during her reign in the Tudor dynasty led to her become one of the most iconic queens of the 16th century....   [tags: monarchy, tudor dynasty, 16th century]
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Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield - Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield Typically, Black Americans have reached their most noted fame through their talents in music and sports; although, we have been taught the impact of individuals like Harriet Tubman, George Washington Carver, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the history of America. Movies have been produced that reinforce our knowledge of the history of blacks: "Roots" gave us an in-depth look into slavery; "Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored People" gave us a deeper understanding of the effects of segregation; and "Malcolm X" showed us hate between races....   [tags: Papers] 534 words
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Women's Rights Movement - Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Women's Rights Movement      Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born November 12, 1815, in Johnstown, New York. She was the fourth of six children. Later she would meet and marry Henry B. Stanton, a prominent abolitionist. Together they would have seven children. Although Elizabeth never went to college she was very learned in Greek and mathematics. During her life, Elizabeth was a very important person to the women's rights movement. This paper will present to you the difficulties she encountered and her major contributions....   [tags: Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women's Rights Movement] 535 words
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The Crucible: Insight Of Hale, Elizabeth And John - The Crucible, a container that resists hear or the hollow at the bottom of an ore furnace. However its connotations include melting pot, in the symbolic sense, and the bearing of a cross. Elizabeth, John Proctor’s wife; a cold, childless woman who is an upright character who cannot forgive her husband’s adultery until just before he died: she is accused of being a witch. Reverend Hale, a self-proclaimed expert on witchcraft; at the play’s end tries to save the accused. John Proctor, a good man with human failures and a hidden secret, a affair with Abigail, he is often the voice of reason in the play; accused of witchcraft.“I do not judge you....   [tags: Essay on The Crucible] 564 words
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The Degradation of Women in American Scholar - The Degradation of Women in American Scholar      In "The American Scholar," Ralph Waldo Emerson characterizes the nature of the American scholar in three categories: nature, books, and action.  The scholar is one who nature mystifies, because one must be engrossed with nature before he can appreciate it.  In nature, man learns to tie things together; trees sprout from roots, leaves grow on trees, and so on.  Man learns how to classify the things in nature, which simplifies things in his mind (section I)....   [tags: Feminism Feminist Women Criticism]
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Queen Elizabeth I - Queen Elizabeth I Narrative: I choose this topic because there was a lot of information on this topic. I expected to learn about her family. I thought I would learn about the history of England and what part Elizabeth played in the reformation. This is were I got my information from: I.) Internet, The main search engine that I used for this project was at “www.yahoo.com” I found a lot of sites about Elizabeth, Anne, and also about Henry. Henry was the hardest person to find research on. II.)Library, I checked some encyclopedias to help me get more information on Queen Elizabeth I....   [tags: Papers] 568 words
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Character Analysis of Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible - Out of all the characters in the crucible was great, but in my opinion, Elizabeth is the best character in the cast in the Crucible. She was a faithful wife, a good mother, and strong in her faith/religion. Even though her husband cheated on her she still remained faithful to him. Elizabeth demonstrates a very truthful woman. She’s the wife of John Proctor. Nicknamed Goody Proctor, because she was a good christen woman. Everyone liked her, because she was a woman who never lied. Until, she lied in court one day to save her husband’s life....   [tags: wife, mother, lied, religion, faithful] 585 words
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The Life of Queen Elizabeth I - When Elizabeth was born she never knew how difficult her life would be. Her gender and the time period when she was born was opened to challenges of illegitimacy during her lifetime and beyond. For her to be known so well is astonishing. Throughout her life she did many remarkable things, especially as queen. Although she overcame many obstacles in life Elizabeth became a incredible queen. In 1533 on September 7, Elizabeth Tutor was born in the Palace of Placentia, in Greenwich, United Kingdom....   [tags: ruler, gender, marriage]
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Queen Elizabeth 1 - Elizabeth I (also known as Elizabeth the Great, or the "Virgin Queen") was born in 1533 into a dangerous world of political intrigue. When she was only two years old, her father, King Henry VIII killed her mother, Ann Boleyn, because she had not yet produced a male heir. Henry's routine killing of her successive stepmothers every few years traumatized Elizabeth, who loved her father. Although Henry finally did father a son, Edward VI, the boy did not live long, dying at the age of sixteen after a six-year reign, and thus Elizabeth's older sister Mary I came to the throne in 1553....   [tags: essays research papers] 589 words
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Biography of Queen Elizabeth II - Many people see Queen Elizabeth II as just a queen but what most people don’t know is that she has countless qualities besides just being royalty. She was born as Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926 in London. She has pretty much lived her whole life as a royal as she started her reign at the young age of 16 years old. Queen Elizabeth II has earned many titles and recognitions though out her reign. During her control, many have said that she has tried to make the British monarchy more modern and sensitive to the public....   [tags: royalty, world war I] 591 words
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Elizabeth I - Elizabeth I Elizabeth I brought much prosperity and mystery to the throne of England. She had situations that she had to conquer and still keep in mind what was best for the people of England. Elizabeth became the Queen of England after her step-sister Mary passed away in 1558. Her sister also known as "Bloody Mary" left England in a terrible state. She was in the process of bringing England back to Catholism, meanwhile she burned nearly three hundred protestants for not becoming Catholic....   [tags: Papers] 592 words
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Queen Elizabeth I of England - Queen Elizabeth I of England Elizabeth I, England's most famous monarch, grew up in difficult times. Elizabeth I was born September 7, 1533. She was the daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn. She was only two years old when she lost her mother (Carol 7). Anne Boleyn was beheaded by the order of her husband, based on false charges of adultery and conspiracy (10). Despite Elizabeth's harsh childhood, she did not let it interfere with her many accomplishments of the throne....   [tags: famous monarch, king henry VIII] 602 words
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The Anorexic Empress: Elizabeth of Austria - Duchess Elizabeth of Bavaria was the wife of 19th century Habsburg ruler, Franz Joseph I. She wed him at the ripe age of 16, and Franz only 23. Franz Joseph was the Emperor of Austria, the King of Hungary and also of Bohemia. Given that her husband was a man of great ruling, she had married herself into a world which attempted to give her a very formal lifestyle, and restrictive by court convention. The Duchess, better known as Sisi, which was her nickname, began to feel at odds with her new life....   [tags: European History] 608 words
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Response to The Fish By Elizabeth Bishop - Response to "The Fish" By Elizabeth Bishop I chose to respond to Elizabeth Bishop's "The Fish" because the poem seems so simple, yet there is much to gather from reading it. This is a narrative poem told in the first person about a woman who catches a fish on a rented boat and, after staring at him for a while, decides to throw him back. The narrator of this poem goes through a series of stages in which she is at first detached from the fish, then intrigued by him, and then finally sympathetic towards him....   [tags: Poetry Poem Fish Elizabeth Bishop Essays]
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An Analysis of Anne Bradstreet: In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet - An Analysis of Anne Bradstreet: In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet   The Puritan woman's life was one entrenched in self-examination; bringing about the assembly of a spiritual armor in order to duel feminine sexuality to the death. In the elegy "In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet, Who Deceased August, 1665, Being a Year and Half Old," Bradstreet does not to fight with the expected vengeance against the manifestation of her "evil," her child, as one would expect within the given spiritual context....   [tags: Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet] 612 words
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Emily Bronte and Elizabeth Barrett-Browning - Emily Bronte and Elizabeth Barrett-Browning       As I looked through the literary works we have covered this term I noticed that there were only two strong females we have studied that seem to play a strong part in the development of British Literature. Emily Bronte and Elizabeth Barrett-Browning were strong, influential figures in the literary world.   Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights can be credited with the title of the first Romantic novel of its time and her poetry was also redefining the poetry of the era....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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The Black Dahlia: The Murder of Elizabeth Short - A woman taking a peaceful morning stroll in central Los Angeles with her three year-old daughter, came across what she thought was a mannequin broken in half. But as she got closer to the figure laying in the dirt face up, she realized that it wasn’t a broken mannequin, it was something far worse. It was a woman’s naked body, cut in half. Her hair was tattered, she had gashes cut into the corner of her mouth and her intestines were tucked into her buttocks. It was a very macabre scene. When the two detectives assigned to the case, Harry Hansen and Finnis Brown, arrived on the scene they lifted the woman’s fingerprints and sent them into the FBI headquarters....   [tags: actress, relationships, hemorrhage] 650 words
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton - Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton was known as the "Daughter of the Revolution," which dealt with women's suffrage (Ward 92). Stanton was born on November 12, 1815, to Daniel Cady and Margaret Livingston. Daniel, her father, held the position of judge of Johnstown, New York. Unfortunately for Daniel, Margaret gave birth to only three sons, two whom died shortly after; one at birth and the other after graduating from Union College . Stanton engaged herself in Greek studies and mathematics at the Johnstown Academy....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Elizabeth George Research Paper - Elizabeth George Elizabeth George is a world-renowned mystery writer. George is known for her mystery novels set in England. It’s hard to see that an American author could write all these mystery novels set in England and know a lot of its features, but with her well research and great plot she could easily be mistaken for a British writer. George is most known for her first book, A Great Deliverance, for which she was also nominated for the Edgar and the Macavity Awards. From her days as a teacher to her days as a writer, George has really risen in the literary world of mystery novels....   [tags: Biography]
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John Proctor and Elizabeth's Relationship - John Proctor and Elizabeth's Relationship In the beginning of the play John speaks about Elizabeth once to Abigail. Abby has said that Elizabeth was a cold and sickly wife. John says to her that she has no right to speak of his wife in such a manner and renounces the comment about her being sickly. He does not, although, dismiss Abby's charge that Elizabeth is a cold wife. But, he means it is because of him that she is this way. In the beginning of Act 2 there was a great feeling of detachment and tension in the Proctor household....   [tags: The Crucible John Proctor Essays] 667 words
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The Black Dahlia: Elizabeth Short - n January 15, 1947, local Los Angeles resident, Betty Bersinger, was walking in Leimert Park with her young daughter. She soon came upon, what she first thought, was a discarded clothing mannequin because the body was so white. However, it turned out to be the body of twenty-two year old aspiring actress Elizabeth Short. Her naked body was found severed at the waist and completely drained of blood. Her face was bruised with gashes cut in the corners of her mouth to create a Glasgow smile, and chunks of flesh were cut from her body....   [tags: Hollywood roommates, death] 686 words
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Elizabeth Gilbert's Journey Described in Her Novel Eat, Pray, Love - Elizabeth Gilbert is an educated, ambitious journalist who had everything an average American woman would want - a husband, a lovely home in New York and a successful career. Aside from all the pleasures she already had, Elizabeth felt consumed by panic, grief and a great deal of confusion. After going through a divorce, a debilitating depression and a another failed love, Elizabeth decided to quit her job, leave everything behind and embark on a journey to find the art of pleasure, devotion and a balance between both worldly pleasure and spiritual devotion....   [tags: Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Pray Love] 693 words
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Elizabeth: A Clinical Pharmacology Case Study - Elizabeth is taking many medications at once. She is experiencing blurred vision, orthostatic hypotension, and dizziness. Since she's always sucking on hard candies, this it is safe to say she has dry mouth also. What Elizabeth is experiencing are anticholinergic effects from one of her medications, or a drug interaction from them. There are also many other problems with the medications Elizabeth is taking. First, Elizabeth is taking Diphenhydramine, an antihistamine. This drug interacts detrimentally with alot of the other drugs she is taking....   [tags: Health] 700 words
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An Annotation of Anne Bradstreet's In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet - An Annotation of Anne Bradstreet's In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet This poem is a firsthand account of how Anne Bradstreet was feeling when she experienced the loss of her granddaughter, Elizabeth. Although Bradstreet's attitude on Elizabeth's death seems to reflect her belief in God's plan, the diction suggests otherwise. In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet, Who Deceased August, 1665, Being a Year and Half Oldby Anne Bradstreet 1 Farewell dear babe, my heart's too much content, Farewell sweet babe, the pleasure of mine eye, Farewell fair flower that for a space was lent, Then ta'en away unto eternity....   [tags: Memory My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet] 712 words
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"Sestina" by Elizabeth Bishop - The "Sestina" by Elizabeth Bishop The "Sestina" by Elizabeth Bishop is titled after the verse form of the Italian origin by that name. However, the name of the poem is not only to remind us of its difficult and complex form, but also to enhance the subject of the poem- the fatal forces that navigate the character's lives. Thus, the main feature of the poetic form, the six repeating end-words, "grandmother", "child", "house", "stove", "almanac", "tears", all `work` together to underline this meaning, that the experience of the characters, as well as any other experience, "was to be." The first end-word is "house." A house symbolizes a calm domestic life, but the rain...   [tags: Poetry] 723 words
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Elizabeth Barrett-Browning and Virginia Woolf - Elizabeth Barrett-Browning and Virginia Woolf       I chose to compare and contrast two women authors from different literary time periods.  Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) as a representative of the Victorian age (1832-1901) and Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) as the spokeswoman for the Modernist (1914-1939) mindset.  Being women in historical time periods that did not embrace the talents and gifts of women; they share many of the same issues and themes throughout their works - however, it is the age in which they wrote that shaped their expressions of these themes.  Although they lived only decades apart their worlds were remarkably different - their voices were muted or ampl...   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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Elizabeth Bennet: A Modern Influence in Pric - Elizabeth Bennet: A Modern Influence In the book Pride and Prejudice written by Jane Austen, one of the main characters of the book is Elizabeth Bennet. Pride and Prejudice has many characters, but the main one that people tend to form the closest relationship with his Elizabeth Bennet. Elizabeth is arguably one of the most renowned and well-known figures of all English literature. Jane Austen reveals the complexity of Elizabeth Bennet through her own actions and conversations as well as the reactions and comments that other people say about her....   [tags: reputation, opinion, social]
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Queen Elizabeth I - Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I was born in 1533 to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Although she entertained many marriage proposals and flirted incessantly, she never married or had children. Elizabeth, the last of the Tudors, died at seventy years of age after a very successful forty-four year reign. Elizabeth inherited a tattered realm: dissension between Catholics and Protestants tore at the very foundation of society; the royal treasury had been bled dry by Mary and her advisors, Mary's loss of Calais left England with no continental possessions for the first time since the arrival of the Normans in 1066 and many (mainly Catholics) doubted Elizabeth's claim to the throne....   [tags: Biography Biographies] 732 words
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The Disaster Of The Lost in “One Art” by Elizabeth Bishop - In “One Art” by Elizabeth Bishop, she brings up lose in many different forms whether it is concrete or abstract. Her complete message though is that it is evitable that throughout our lives we will lose, but lose shouldn’t be a disaster in the end. In lines 1-15 she discusses losing items in your life whether they are concrete or abstract. What she is trying to emphasize is that lose is something we automatically do making it easy to master. She wants us to realize that losing these items isn’t a bad move on our part but merely a habit....   [tags: One Art, Elizabeth Bishop, ]
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning - Elizabeth Barrett Browning Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett at Coxhoe Hall, Durham County on March 6, 1806. She was one of twelve children. Her parents, Edward Moulton-Barrett and Mary Graham Clarke Moulton-Barrett had eight sons and four daughters. Between 1809 and 1814 Elizabeth began writing poetry. In 1818 she wrote “The Battle of Marathon” and in 1820 her father had it published. When Elizabeth was fifteen years of age, she developed an illness and was prescribed Opium, which began her lifelong Opium habit....   [tags: essays papers] 742 words
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Elizabeth I: A Woman in a Man's World - Gender was the leading cause of distress in the 1500’s: King Henry VIII wanted nothing more than to have a son, yet was “cursed” with the legacy of a frail son, whom died before the age of 18 and two daughters, one of whom broke every convention of her gender. Queen Elizabeth I never married nor had children, yet can be considered one of England’s most successful monarchs. By choosing King James VI of Scotland as her heir, unbeknownst to her, she created the line that leads to the modern Queen of England, Elizabeth II....   [tags: gender, king henry VIII, scotland] 743 words
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Elizabeth Simpson Inchbald - Elizabeth Simpson Inchbald Elizabeth Simpson was born on the 15th of October, 1753, at Standingfield, near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk, about thirty miles outside of London, one of six daughters and two sons born to John and Mary Rushbrook Simpson. By all accounts, the Simpson family farm was a small one, but the family prospered and held a position of respect in the community. They entertained a large circle of friends and their home served as “the gathering place of the local society.” i[1] They were on good terms with the local gentry, attending Mass at a small Roman Catholic chapel in Coldham Hall, the home of the Gage family.ii[2] Mrs....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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Susan Elizabeth George - Susan Elizabeth George is a competent British author with a rich background. She wrote many distinguished books and won numerous awards, which all began when she was a teacher at El Toro High School. She writes mystery murders, which gained widespread popularity. From an article from The New York Times, Mel Gussow described George as 'a master of the English mystery, with an ear for local language and an eye for the inner workings of Scotland Yard' (Gussow). George has a productive and fulfilling life accompanied by her many successful novels and awards....   [tags: Biography]
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Suffragist and Femenist - “We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men and women are created equal.” (Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Seneca Falls Declaration). Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a suffragist and feminist. She worked towards many goals in order for women to have a say in a world where men ruled. She wrote the Declaration of Sentiments, a groundbreaking request for women’s rights. In a time in which women had no rights, Stanton, along with her partner Susan B. Anthony, started movements to change the lives of women for eternity....   [tags: biographical analysis]
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Union Spies: Elizabeth Van Lew - ... She used society connections to gather facts from the Confederates. The largest impact of Van Lew came when her former slave Mary Elizabeth Bowser earned a position as a dining room servant in Confederate President Jefferson Davis’ household. Bowser made it easy for Van Lew to obtain information because Bowser would overhear all conversations while serving dinner. Elizabeth Van Lew died in 1900 and was buried in Richmond, from where she grew up. She remains a true American Civil War hero. Pauline Cushman was an actress born in Louisiana....   [tags: daren spies, civil war] 794 words
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Rising Above the Challenges: Elizabeth Smart - ... Elizabeth became a shell of her former self doing as Mitchell wanted, but refusing to let him take away her soul and ruin her. She refused to become a victim of Stockholm Syndrome and forget everything that made her who she is, so she kept it all inside except for the frequent crying. Her mourning was soon put to a stop by Mitchell who refused to let her believe that she would ever have a life beyond what he allowed under "God's will." When Mitchell allowed to to leave their camp she was always in disguise and when things came to close they had to move....   [tags: kidnapping ordeal, fear]
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The Context of Elizabeth School District's Budget - ... Approximately 68% of students are classified as Hispanic; 22% black, 8% white and 2% Asian. It’s estimated 44 different languages are spoken by the student body with the largest percentages of students speaking Spanish, English, Haitian Creole and Portuguese making 13% of the students enrolled in bilingual education classes. Since 2000 through 2013 the school population increased over 5,350 students. During the 2012-2013 the district implemented grants to improve student achievement and to prepare all students for postsecondary education....   [tags: education, love, leadership]
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The Life of Queen Elizabeth I - The Life of Queen Elizabeth I Queen Elizabeth was born in Greenwich Palace on September 7, 1533. She died on March 24, 1603, of natural causes. Her father was Henry VII. His second wife, Anne Boleyn was Elizabeth's mother. King Henry wanted a son, but received a daughter, instead, from his second wife. Before Elizabeth's third birthday, Henry had her mother beheaded on charges of adultery and treason. Elizabeth was brought up in a separate household at Hatfield (not known). King Henry's third wife gave birth to a son....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays] 816 words
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Queen Elizabeth - The last queen of the Tudor dynasty, Queen Elizabeth I proved to be on of the most celebrated, and controversial leaders in English history. Raised in a neglectful home, and shadowed by her mother's reputation, Elizabeth did not have the royal treatment that her siblings received. From her birth, she was a disappointment, as a child she was intelligent, yet unnoticed, and the road to her 1558-1603 reign was troubled. Elizabeth was born on September 7, 1533. To the disappointment of King Henry VII, her father, she was a presumptive heir to the throne....   [tags: biographies bio biography] 827 words
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning - “O Rose. Who dares to name thee. No longer roseate now, nor soft, nor sweet.” (A Dead Rose) Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an impenetrable hardworking person. Her passion for her work left her with the legacy she has today. “Amongst all women poets of the English world in the 19th century; she was admired for her independence and courage.” During her lifetime she endured several hardships. Those hardships included her childhood, marriage, and works. (Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature Pg. 87) Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born on March 6, 1806 near Durham, England to Edward Barrett Moulton....   [tags: English Poet, Victorian Era, United States]
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Elizabeth Bishop - Born in 1911 in Worcester, Massachusetts Elizabeth Bishop was the only child of William T. Bishop and Gertrude May Bishop. At about 18 months old her father passed away from kidney disease on October 13, 1911. Bishop's mother was permanently institutionalized in 1916 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and died there in May 1934. Her maternal grandparents, who lived in Nova Scotia, then took her in. "In the Village" and "First Death in Nova Scotia" express some of her experiences there. Then, on May 1918 her aunt Maud Bulmer Shepherdson as she states “saved her life” rescuing her from her grandparents’ grasps....   [tags: Biography and Literature]
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Queen Elizabeth - Queen Elizabeth was born on September 7, in 1533 to a royal couple by the name of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. She pertained a strong personality and strong political skills in overlooking marriage proposals and intensely flirting with many available suitors. She reigned over England without a king or children (Britannia: Elizabeth 1). Her father was known for the execution of his wives. The king had announced that any daughter would be "illegitimate" to the line of succession because his upcoming sons would be highly favorable to the throne (Thomas, Heather)....   [tags: Queen Elizabeth]
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